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Multiple fluid-operated motors

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060 - Power plants

060390010 - COMBUSTION PRODUCTS USED AS MOTIVE FLUID

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
060390181 Different fluids 86
060791000 Re-expansion 37
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20100089019GAS TURBINE ENGINE - A gas turbine engine having three shafts connecting respective high, intermediate and low-pressure turbines and compressors is characterised by an intermediate pressure turbine that includes two rotor stages.04-15-2010
20090193784POWER GENERATING TURBINE SYSTEMS - A power generating turbine system that may include: 1) a turbine that includes two sections, a high-pressure turbine section and a low-pressure turbine section that each reside on a separate shaft; 2) an axial compressor that compresses a flow of air that is then mixed with a fuel and combusted in a combustor such that the resulting flow of hot gas is directed through the turbine; 3) a two-pole generator; 4) a four-pole generator; 5) a first shaft that couples the high-pressure turbine section to the axial compressor and the two-pole generator such that, in operation, the high-pressure turbine section drives the axial compressor and the two-pole generator; and 6) a second shaft that couples the low-pressure turbine section to the four-pole generator such that, in operation, the low-pressure turbine section drives the four-pole generator.08-06-2009
20090193783POWER GENERATING TURBINE SYSTEMS - A power generating turbine system that may include: 1) a turbine that includes two sections, a high-pressure turbine section and a low-pressure turbine section that each reside on a separate shaft; 2) an axial compressor that compresses a flow of air that is then mixed with a fuel and combusted in a combustor such that the resulting flow of hot gas is directed through the turbine, the axial compressor comprising a low-pressure compressor section and a high-pressure compressor section; 3) a four-pole generator; 4) a first shaft that couples the high-pressure turbine section to the high-pressure compressor section such that, in operation, the high-pressure turbine section drives the high-pressure compressor; and 5) a second shaft that couples the low-pressure turbine section to the four-pole generator and the low-pressure compressor such that, in operation, the low-pressure turbine section drives the four-pole generator and the low-pressure compressor.08-06-2009
20090193782POWER GENERATING TURBINE SYSTEMS - A power generating turbine system that may include an axial compressor that compresses a flow of air that is then mixed with a fuel and combusted in a combustor such that the resulting flow of hot gas is directed through a turbine. The turbine may include a high-pressure turbine section and a low-pressure turbine section. The high-pressure turbine section may be coupled via a first shaft to the axial compressor such that in operation the high-pressure turbine section drives the axial compressor. And, the low-pressure turbine section may be coupled via a second shaft to a low-speed generator such that in operation the low-pressure turbine section drives the low-speed generator.08-06-2009
20100115912PARALLEL TURBINE ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD - Disclosed is a parallel turbine arrangement including a compressor and a first turbine in operable communication with the compressor and a second turbine in operable communication with the compressor.05-13-2010
20100024380SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USE IN A COMBINED CYCLE OR RANKINE CYCLE POWER PLANT USING AN AIR-COOLED STEAM CONDENSER - A system for use in a combined cycle or rankine cycle power plant using an air-cooled steam condenser is provided and includes a steam turbine from which first and second steam supplies are outputted at high and low respective pressures, an air-cooled condenser configured to fluidly receive and to air-cool at least the first steam supply via a supply of air, a cooling tower from which a first water supply is cycled, a chilling coil through which a second water supply water is cycled to thereby cool the supply of air, and a vapor-absorption-machine (VAM) configured to fluidly receive the second steam supply and the first water supply by which a refrigeration cycle is conducted to thereby cool the second water supply.02-04-2010
20090293445Gas turbine engine with intermediate speed booster - A gas turbine engine having speed an intermediate stage booster configured to provide speed change to a boost compressor. The boost compressor and fan stage are driven by a low pressure turbine; the fan stage rotates with the low pressure turbine shaft and the boost compressor rotates counter to the low pressure turbine shaft. The intermediate speed booster has an epicyclic gear train that includes an outer annulus, a sun gear, and a planetary gear, and may be engaged by a clutch in some embodiments.12-03-2009
20090056302COMPONENT VENTILATION AND PRESSURIZATION IN A TURBOMACHINE - A dual-flow turbomachine (03-05-2009
20130205747GAS TURBINE ENGINE WITH MODULAR CORES AND PROPULSION UNIT - A separate propulsion unit incorporating a free turbine and a fan receives gases from a plurality of core engines. The core engines each include a compressor, a turbine and a combustion section. The core engines in combination pass gases across the free turbine. A method is also disclosed.08-15-2013
20120023891GAS TURBINE ENGINE WITH NOISE ATTENUATING VARIABLE AREA FAN NOZZLE - A rotary-wing aircraft includes a retractable port movable between a closed position and an open position to selectively control flow of combustion gases into a bypass passage to change a power distribution between a rotor system and a secondary propulsion system.02-02-2012
20100083631Hybrid propulsive engine including at least one independently rotatable turbine stator - One aspect relates to a hybrid propulsive technique, comprising providing a flow of a working fluid through at least a portion of an at least one jet engine. The at least one jet engine includes an at least one turbine section, wherein the at least one turbine section includes at least one turbine stage. The at least one turbine stage includes an at least one turbine rotor and an at least one independently rotatable turbine stator. The hybrid propulsive technique further involves extracting energy at least partially in the form of electrical power from the working fluid, and converting at least a portion of the electrical power to torque. The hybrid propulsive technique further comprises rotating an at least one at least one independently rotatable turbine stator at least partially responsive to the converting the at least a portion of the electrical power to torque.04-08-2010
20080245050METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR OPERATING GAS TURBINE ENGINES - A method facilitates assembling a gas turbine engine assembly. The method comprises providing at least one propelling gas turbine engine that includes a core engine including at least one turbine, coupling an auxiliary engine to the propelling gas turbine engine such that during operation of the propelling gas turbine engine, such that at least a portion of the airflow entering the propelling gas turbine engine is extracted from the propelling gas and channeled to the auxiliary engine for generating power, and coupling a modulating valve in flow communication to the propelling gas turbine engine to control the flow of airflow from the propelling gas turbine engine to the auxiliary engine, wherein the modulating valve is selectively operable to control an extraction point of airflow from the propelling gas turbine engine.10-09-2008
20090173056METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR OPERATING GAS TURBINE ENGINES - A gas turbine engine assembly includes at least one propelling gas turbine engine and an auxiliary engine used for generating power. The propelling gas turbine engine includes a fan assembly and a core engine downstream from said fan assembly. The core engine includes a compressor, a high pressure turbine, a low pressure turbine, and a booster turbine coupled together in serial-flow arrangement such that the booster turbine is rotatably coupled between the high and low pressure turbines. The auxiliary engine includes at least one turbine and an inlet. The inlet is upstream from the high pressure turbine and is in flow communication with the propelling gas turbine engine core engine, such that a portion of airflow entering the propelling engine is extracted for use by the auxiliary engine.07-09-2009
20090025364Multi-Stage Compressor, Air-Separating Apparatus Comprising Such a Compressor, and Installation - A multi-stage compressor, for an air separation unit comprising such a compressor and to an installation is provided.01-29-2009
20090000265Gas Turbines with Multiple Gas Flow Paths - An representative gas turbine includes: a first annular gas flow path; a second annular gas flow path located radially outwardly from the first gas flow path; in series order, a multi-stage fan, radially inboard portions of a first set of high pressure compressor blades, a second set of high pressure compressor blades, a combustion section and a high pressure turbine, positioned along the first gas flow path; and in series order, the multi-stage fan and radially outboard portions of the first set of high pressure compressor blades, positioned along the second gas flow path such that the inboard portions of the first set of high pressure compressor blades, the second set of high pressure compressor blades, the combustion section and the high pressure turbine are not positioned along the second gas flow path.01-01-2009
20090193785POWER GENERATING TURBINE SYSTEMS - A power generating turbine system that includes: a turbine that includes three sections, a high-pressure turbine section, a mid-pressure turbine section, and a low-pressure turbine section that each reside on a separate shaft; 2) an axial compressor that compresses a flow of air that is then mixed with a fuel and combusted in a combustor such that the resulting flow of hot gas is directed through the turbine, the axial compressor comprising a high-pressure compressor section and a low-pressure compressor section; 3) a two-pole generator; 4) a four-pole generator; 5) a first shaft that couples the high-pressure turbine section to the high-pressure compressor section such that, in operation, the high-pressure turbine section drives the high-pressure compressor section; 6) a second shaft that couples the mid-pressure turbine section to the high-pressure compressor section and the two-pole generator such that, in operation, the mid-pressure turbine section drives the high-pressure compressor section and two-pole generator; and 7) a third shaft that couples the low-pressure turbine section to the four-pole generator such that in operation the low-pressure turbine section drives the four-pole generator.08-06-2009
20100257837SYSTEMS INVOLVING HYBRID POWER PLANTS - A system comprises, a first heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) having an upstream intake duct portion, a first gas turbine engine connected to a first exhaust duct operative to output exhaust from the first gas turbine engine to the upstream intake duct portion of the first HRSG, and a second gas turbine engine connected to a second exhaust duct operative to output exhaust from the second gas turbine engine to the upstream intake duct portion of the first HRSG.10-14-2010
20100058731ASSISTANCE DEVICE FOR TRANSIENT ACCELERATION AND DECELERATION PHASES - A turbine engine, for example for a helicopter, including a gas generator and a free turbine driven in rotation by the gas flow generated by the gas generator. The turbine engine further includes a motor/generator coupled to a shaft of the gas generator, to provide a quantity of additional rotational kinetic energy to the shaft during a stage of turbine engine acceleration, or to draw a quantity of rotational kinetic energy from the shaft during a stage of turbine engine deceleration.03-11-2010
20090301054TURBINE SYSTEM HAVING EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION AND REHEAT - While the invention has been described in connection with what is presently considered to be the most practical and preferred embodiment, it is to be understood that the invention is not to be limited to the disclosed embodiment, but on the contrary, is intended to cover various modifications and equivalent arrangements included within the spirit and scope of the appended claims.12-10-2009
20090320438TWO-SHAFT GAS TURBINE - Provided is a two-shaft gas turbine with improved reliability that improves output power and efficiency and is stably operated by establishing a balance between the driving force of a compressor and the output power of a high-pressure turbine in the case where the two-shaft gas turbine is applied to a system in which the flow rate of fluid flowing into a combustor is increased compared with a simple cycle gas turbine.12-31-2009
20120159922TOP CYCLE POWER GENERATION WITH HIGH RADIANT AND EMISSIVITY EXHAUST - The present invention generally relates to power generation methods and secondary processes requiring high radiant and emissivity homogeneous combustion to maximize production output. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to a top cycle power generator with combustion exhaust modified to have radiant flux in excess of 500 kW per square meter and emissivity greater than 0.90, and supercritical CO2 power generating cycle to maximize exergy efficiency.06-28-2012
20110219741DETERMINING FAN PARAMETERS THROUGH PRESSURE MONITORING - A method for determining the speed of at least one rotating fan, such as a propeller, through sensing pressure waves generated by the blades of the fan. An apparatus operable to execute the method is also disclosed. The apparatus includes a fan having a hub portion and a plurality of blades extending radially outward from the hub portion. The apparatus also includes an engine operable to rotate the fan about an axis of rotation. The apparatus also includes a sensor spaced from the fan along the axis of rotation. The sensor is positioned to sense at least one physical condition that is external of the engine and is changed by rotation of the plurality of blades. The sensor is operable to emit a signal corresponding to at least one physical condition. The apparatus also includes a processor operably engaged with the engine and the sensor. The processor is operable to receive the signal from the sensor and change the operation of the engine in response to the signal to change a speed of the fan.09-15-2011
20100199627Gas Turbo Set and Method for Controlling a Gas Turbo Set - A gas turbo set including a first turbine, a second turbine, and a combustion chamber connected between the first and second turbines and operated by auto-ignition is provided. The turbines and the combustion chamber are located on a common shaft that may be rotated about an axis. To increase the efficiency of the gas turbo set, the outer periphery of the second turbine is at a greater distance from the axis than that of the first turbine, leading to a reduction in the size and/or the number of turbine blades.08-12-2010
20130192191GAS TURBINE ENGINE WITH HIGH SPEED LOW PRESSURE TURBINE SECTION AND BEARING SUPPORT FEATURES - A gas turbine engine includes a very high speed low pressure turbine such that a quantity defined by the exit area of the low pressure turbine multiplied by the square of the low pressure turbine rotational speed compared to the same parameters for the high pressure turbine is at a ratio between about 0.5 and about 1.5. The high pressure turbine is supported by a bearing positioned at a point where the first shaft connects to a hub carrying turbine rotors associated with the second turbine section.08-01-2013

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